This course prepares you to become a registered diagnostic radiographer. You’ll study for an honours degree and meet statutory requirements to gain a professionally recognised qualification. As a diagnostic radiographer you’ll play a key role in medical teams taking high-quality imaging to help diagnose and monitor illness or injuries to enable patients to receive the right treatment. You’ll develop the technical skills and knowledge to meet statutory requirements, and the caring skills needed for a successful career. Around 50% of your course will be spent gaining experience on placement. A career in diagnostic radiography is both challenging and rewarding. There is high demand for qualified practitioners across the healthcare sector, including in hospitals, community and private settings. The course team includes experienced radiographers. You’ll also benefit from visiting lecturers from collaborating healthcare organisations. The focus on interdisciplinary learning across all our health courses enriches your experience while also preparing you for the reality of professional practice. The recognition that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and the values of the NHS constitution – respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients – are embedded in our curriculum.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
- Radiographers, College of
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in all four elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
The government has announced that from September 2020 new and continuing students studying nursing, midwifery and some allied health subjects will receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000. Shortage specialisms such as radiography will receive an additional £1,000. Find out more on the NHS website.